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The Resource The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester

The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester

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The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English dictionary
Title
The meaning of everything
Title remainder
the story of the Oxford English dictionary
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its earliest inception through its long path to completion, describes the process of creating a dictionary, and includes anecdotes about its creators and their work
Summary
Traces the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its earliest inception through its long path to completion, describes the process of creating a dictionary, and includes anecdotes about its creators and their work
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2003
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
162997
Cataloging source
UKM
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
423.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1617.O94
LC item number
W558 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Murray, James A. H.
  • Lexicographers
  • Furnivall, Frederick James
  • Coleridge, Herbert
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of the Oxford English dictionary
Label
The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18812859
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxv, 260 pages
Isbn
9780198607021
Lccn
2004296741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (DLC) 2004296741
  • (OCoLC)ocm52830480
Label
The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18812859
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxv, 260 pages
Isbn
9780198607021
Lccn
2004296741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (DLC) 2004296741
  • (OCoLC)ocm52830480

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